Personal Insurance Blog

12 Principle Do's and Dont's of Using A Wood Burning Stove

While wood stoves do a great job at heating smaller areas of the home, using them as a supplementary source of heat has led to an alarming – and growing – number of fires traceable to careless installation or misuse.

10 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips Every Parent Should Consider

It’s that time of year again, the little ones get to be imaginative and stroll the streets in their best costumes! Halloween is one of our stranger traditions - it’s just about the only time we encourage our kids to ask strangers for candy.

4 Things You Need to Do to Prepare Your Home for Trick-or-Treaters

Fall nights are in full swing and Halloween is just around the corner! If you plan to hand out goodies this year, be sure that you prep your home to ensure safety for tiny ghosts and goblins who will soon be knocking on your door.

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

There are certain things in life that may require you to borrow some money, like buying a new car or purchasing a home. Whatever the reason might be, having a healthy credit score makes borrowing easier and less expensive.

10 Most Common Causes of House Fires

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10 Tips to Keep Your Vacant Home Safe After Moving

Sometimes your home may be on the market for days, weeks or months before new homeowners settle in. During that time, your home could fall victim to vandalism, burglary, the elements, system failure or a variety of other costly issues. Make sure you protect your vacant home with these tips:

Cheat Sheet: Winterizing Your Boat

As the days continue to get shorter and fall inches closer and closer, it might be time to start thinking about winterizing your boat so it is in tip top-shape come spring.

Top 5 Dangers on Fall Roads

Fall brings many welcomed things – cooler temperatures, a new school year, football, colorful leaves, the list goes on! Fall also brings some, not so welcomed things – rain, wet leaves, increased deer activity on the roads and shorter days, that list goes on too.

5 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

1. Set Your Phone to Drive Mode or Do Not Disturb

Cell phone use is one of the top culprits behind distracted driving accidents. Texting, surfing social media, snapping a picture – whatever it may be, behind the wheel is not the place to do it.

5 Sober Ride Services to Utilize Every Holiday Weekend

Holidays always seem to entail family gatherings, work parties and other special festivities. More often than not, those festivities will include a few alcoholic drinks.

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